How useful is Analog Scale feature??
I have a Canon 5D, which I really like, particularly the range of F4 lenses. I shoot architecture and stained glass, mostly in France and the virtual horizon feature is, among other great features, particularly appealing. It looks very straightforward and useful. A little trickier is the analog scale in the viewfinder. It looks good at the photo store, but how easy and effective is it to use in the field? I cannot always use a tripod in various churches, so I am mostly concerned with handheld.
Any experience with the analog scale feature or in combination with the virtual horizon in live view?
#1. "RE: How useful is Analog Scale feature??" | In response to Reply # 0Howgill One Registered since 28th Jul 2007Thu 21-Aug-08 02:47 PM
I find it not very useful since it is quite small and I end up peering at it rather than the scene in the viewfinder. I find the optional grid to be better. That and the fact that you only have a 95 percent coverage in the viewfinder means that if you do have to do a small rotational correction in post, you've got, literally, a margin for error.